One of the best cultural experiences you can have in New York is attending NYC sports bars on a Sunday. There is a sports bar culture here that does not exist in Australia. During the NFL season, there can be 12 games staggered throughout the day, starting at 1pm, going all the way up until Sunday Night Football at 8:30pm. Saddling up in a sports bar … Continue reading Best NYC Sports Bars for your NFL Sunday
October is a great month to be in the USA due to the overlap of the American major sporting leagues: MLB playoffs are off and running, the NFL & NHL seasons have started, and NBA teams are playing their preseason games just before the regular season starts. With all of the options available to sports fans at the time, is it worth buying a ticket to an NBA … Continue reading NBA Preseason games: What can you expect?
So far, the majority of Sports Where I Am users have been Australians travelling to the USA. With that in mind, here are some questions commonly asked by our Aussie users about buying tickets to games in the USA. Of course we want you to be buying your tickets through us – but these points will apply to just about any ticket provider. Here are some … Continue reading What to know about buying a ticket to a US sports event (Updated for 2019)
There aren’t too many greater rivalries in the modern age than Melbourne v Sydney. In all honestly, other than about 800 kilometres and a few beer brands, there isn’t a lot that divides the two cities. Ask a Melbournian what they think of Sydney though and you’ll probably hear something along the lines of “there’s barely any culture there” whilst they sit down to smashed … Continue reading An Age Old Rivalry: Melbourne vs Sydney
Where to sit at NFL games [infographic] NFL is by far the most popular sport in the United States. It’s not even really that close: 33% of respondents to a 2016 Harris Poll of US sports fans picked NFL as their favourite league. The next highest was Major League Baseball… at 15%. The National Basketball Association? 5%. Another example: One of our SWIAM fan tips made reference … Continue reading Where should you sit at NFL games? [Infographic]
With the MLB season approaching, we wanted to help travelling sports fans dealing with the potentially experience-defining decision of where to sit. MLB probably isn’t as popular worldwide as the NBA or the NFL, but it is played during the warmer months (when more people visit the USA), there are many more baseball games per season than other sports, and it is an iconic American experience. All of these … Continue reading Where you should sit at Baseball games
If you watch much NBA League Pass, you’ve probably noticed a change in how the games are broadcast now compared to a couple of years ago. In the past, whenever there was a timeout or any other break in the game, the screen would cut to this: Which used to sit there on the screen in silence until the game came back on. This kind … Continue reading Best Jumbotron entertainment at NBA games
Tailgating seems like the perfect activity for visitors from overseas to take part in: it’s unique, fun, authentic (i.e. the locals actually do it) and it can provide some pretty memorable footage to look back on. Generally speaking, these things are also what people are looking for in their travel experiences. (Plus, it is recommended frequently by sports fans on our site, regardless of the … Continue reading How to tailgate when you’re traveling